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Christianity vs Islam

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in response to reader comment: 1.8 Million Christians converting to Islam because they actually believe in it makes me laugh, but 1.8 million converting because money issues, pressure, social climbing, promotions, threats, to divorce ,to marry several women….etc. makes more sense.

Submitted by David (South Africa), Aug 15, 2012 at 10:01

I believe the fact that Christians convert to Islam purely for reasons other than "believing in it". So they only convert for the sake of money, and I see it happening around the townships here in South Africa, how unfortunate. From where I stand ... how could people submit themselves to a religion that is oppressive on them (especially women)?

I see no freedom in Islam or is there any?

I see Islam as a religion of death, oppression, segregation, etc. I must admit, I'm not islamic and anyone out there who can tell me the good they benefit (except monetary benefit), perhaps I can think differently about the religion itself. Not that I'll convert from Christianity - NO WAY).

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